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Katsucon 2013: FUNimation Industry Panel Report

by Weathermanon February 15, 2013
FUNimation Entertainment’s Conventions Manager Sarah “Sully” Sullivan presented the company’s industry panel at Katsucon Friday night. For a new announcement the voice cast for the English dub of Last Exile -Fam, The Silver Wing- was revealed during the panel, as well as a new trailer for the show. Fam: Jad Saxton Giselle: Leigh Clark Millia: […]
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Toonzone Goes to Toy Fair 2013: Fourth Salvo - Ty, Tomy, Jakks Pacific

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2013
The Toy Industry Association’s Toy Fair descended onto the Jacob K. Javits convention center from February 10-13, 2013, and Toonzone was there to get a look at new and upcoming toys licensed from your favorite animation properties (and a bunch of other cool, shiny stuff that just attracted my attention). Thanks to all the PR […]

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Toonzone Goes to Toy Fair 2013: Third Salvo - Loyal Subjects, Jazwares, Mezco, Bif Bang Pow, & More

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2013
The Toy Industry Association’s Toy Fair descended onto the Jacob K. Javits convention center from February 10-13, 2013, and Toonzone was there to get a look at new and upcoming toys licensed from your favorite animation properties (and a bunch of other cool, shiny stuff that just attracted my attention). Thanks to all the PR […]
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Toonzone Goes to Toy Fair 2013: Second Salvo - Playmates "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2013
Playmates Toys was out in force, with a massive booth packed to the gills with toys for Nickelodeon’s new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles relaunch, which has been a massive seller for them. The action figure line is going to be greatly expanded, and will be branching out into different scales and new features. The classic […]

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Toonzone Goes to Toy Fair 2013: First Salvo - Show Floor, Pop Vinyl, Diamond, DC Direct, Tamashii Nations

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2013
The Toy Industry Association’s Toy Fair descended onto the Jacob K. Javits convention center from February 10-13, 2013, and Toonzone was there to get a look at new and upcoming toys licensed from your favorite animation properties (and a bunch of other cool, shiny stuff that just attracted my attention). Thanks to all the PR […]
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PR: Cartoon Network/Adult Swim Ratings Bullets, February 2013 Week 2

by spidey4545on February 12, 2013
Turner Broadcasting has released the following ratings bullets for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim for the second week in February 2013: CARTOON NETWORK * Across the second week of February 2013, Cartoon Network ranked as basic cable’s #1 network for Early Prime (7-9 p.m.) delivery of boys 2-11, 6-11 & 9-14, and #1 in Total […]

Kids Spent More than $1.5 Billion on Digital Gaming in 2012

by PowerZordon February 12, 2013
In the first half of 2012, kids in the US, UK, France, Germany, Australia, South Korea, and Japan spent more than $750 million on different digital gaming activities, including downloading mobile gaming apps, purchasing virtual items in free-to-play computer and mobile games, subscribing to premium memberships, and acquiring digital games and DLC content for console […]
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DreamWorks Animation and Netflix Team for "Turbo: F.A.S.T." Original Animated Series

by Ed Liuon February 12, 2013
DreamWorks Animation SKG and Netflix have announced a partnership to develop an original children’s animated series based on the upcoming movie Turbo, about a snail who dreams of becoming the fastest snail in the world. Titled Turbo: F.A.S.T., the series will pick up where the movie leaves off and will mark Netflix’s first children’s series […]

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DreamWorks Animation Pulls "Me & My Shadow", Delays "Mr. Peabody & Sherman", May Cut Staff

by Ed Liuon February 8, 2013
DreamWorks Animation SKG announced a reshuffling of its film slate, delaying Mr. Peabody & Sherman from its original 2013 release date to March 2014, reducing the studio’s feature film slate to only two films for 2013. The film Me & My Shadow was also pulled from the schedule and returned to development from its original […]
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PR: Hit Mobile Game "Squids" Headed for Animated TV Series

by Ed Liuon February 8, 2013
Hit Mobile Game Squids Headed for Animated TV Series Frima Studio and Moonscoop Announce Co-Production Partnership with The Game Bakers New York City – February 8, 2013 – Today Frima Studio and Moonscoop announce a new partnership for the production of an animated children’s TV series based on Squids, the hit mobile game from The […]